Car Boot SaleWe usually hold three car boot sales in each academic year.  We ask sellers to be considerate to the surrounding properties (including Brecks Parade) when arriving and leaving the sale.  Sorry no dogs or smoking are allowed on the school property at any time.

There is no need to book – simple turn up on the day and pay on the gate.

The gates open to traders from around 8am.  PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE EARLIER THAN THIS AS IT CAUSES BLOCKAGES ON THE ROADS OUTSIDE, INCONVENIENCING NEIGHBOURS AND JEOPARDISING FUTURE EVENTS.  The sale officially opens to buyers at 9am.

If buyers or sellers are abusive to the staff and volunteers, they will be asked to leave the premises immediately.

There is strictly NO SMOKING and NO DOGS(except guide dogs) on the school premises.  Any Traders or Visitors who smoke or bring a dog will be asked to leave immediately.

A £7.50 pitch is suitable for a car with a table (which must not exceed the pitch width).  A slightly bigger pitch is available for £11 for small vans, SUVs and larger vehicles and a double pitch is available for those who require more space for £13.

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Sunday April 2nd 2017

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Sunday June 25th 2017

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Sunday 24th September 2017

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23 thoughts on “Car Boot Sales

  1. Just checking the bootsale still on for this Sunday 22nd?

  2. Is there still a car boot Sunday as you still have work being carried out ?

  3. There are still pitches left. We are usually fine up to the day of the car boot, so you should be okay. If places run low or run out, it should say so on this page or on the sales page when trying to purchase. We’re looking fine at the moment though.

  4. Tried emailing but said failed what is the likelihood of being pitches left week running up to event, last time I came as a seller it rained there were very few pitches there so wanted to wait to see weather forecast but don’t want to miss out on a pitch?

  5. The times on the site are the official times. Unfortunately, we do not have the staff to stop members of the public coming in early and cannot allow the main road to become blocked. Subsequently, as it also says here, we are sometimes forced to let some traders in earlier than 8am and some traders will be parked earlier than others. As some members of the public also arrive early and block the road, in the interest of safety, we are forced to let them in and ask them to park and wait until we have traders in. We cannot police them or other traders who wish to visit stalls before the official 9am start. There are hundreds of cars to get parked safely and only volunteers to do so at these events. I hope this answers your enquiry and that you were not inconvenienced too much. Thank you for supporting our fundraising event.

  6. We did a car boot today and read on here to arrive for 8 to set up and then buyers were to come in from 9. When we arrived today this wasn’t the case and had people round our car before we had un packed missing potential custom! What are the actually times of opening?

  7. All spaces, whether with a car or not, begin at £7. Remember that this is not a commercial venture, but a fund-raising activity for the school, run by volunteers. You would not be the only trader that sets up without a car.

  8. You can, but if all the spaces are gone, you won’t be able to park and set up a stall. We can only fit in a fixed number of cars to trade. Booking guarantees your space.

  9. The sale officially starts at 9am, but traders tend to arrive from 8am. There are still places left.

  10. Hi what time does the car boot star, and are there any spaces left for Sunday? Thanks

  11. The school field is always absolutely packed. We are pretty much full for the 28th April 2013, but have still got some spaces for other days later in the year. As for visitors, we seem to always have just enough parking but simply don’t have the volunteers to count how many visitors come through, as they’re constantly in and out. It is certainly something we’d like to measure.

  12. Hi – What time does the car boot open to traders and the public? How many traders are confirmed for this Sunday and roughly how many visitors do you get?

    Thank you

  13. why not offer discounts on refills on the tea/coffee stall ? You could reduce the amount of waste that the sale generates & possibly take more money? 3 other ideas: offer an electrical socket as a service. There may be good reasons why you wouldn’t do this, but it could be another moneyspinner. Another perhaps more whacky idea is to offer a buying service. You may have some young people who could be tasked with finding or helping punters find something. You could use a couple of radios to keep in touch with ‘base’ (the cake stall?) and again charge for that service.

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